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Giuseppe Ungaretti

Giuseppe Ungaretti was an Italian modernist poet, journalist, essayist, critic, academic, and recipient of the inaugural 1970 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. A leading representative of the experimental trend known as Ermetismo, he was one of the most prominent contributors to 20th century Italian literature. Influenced by symbolism, he was briefly aligned with futurism. Like many futurists, he took an irredentist position during World War I.... Read More

Born8 February 1888
Alexandria, Egypt
Died2 June 1970 (aged 82)
Milan, Italy
Occupationpoet, journalist, essayist, academic, civil servant
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